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How Anxiety Leads to Disruptive Behavior

By on November 13, 2019 in Events

Kids who seem oppositional are often severely anxious. A 10-year-old boy named James has an outburst in school. Upset by something a classmate says to him, he pushes the other boy, and a shoving-match ensues. When the teacher steps in to break it up, James goes ballistic, throwing papers and books around the classroom and […]

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Thanksgiving Basket Sign-up at Falmouth Service Center until November 22nd.

By on November 12, 2019 in Events
Thanksgiving Basket Sign-up at Falmouth Service Center until November 22nd.

If you are interested in signing-up your family for Thanksgiving, please note the following requirements: Thanksgiving Basket sign-ups are ongoing and will end on Friday, November 22nd. FSC’s Thanksgiving Basket Distribution Days are Monday, November 25th and Tuesday, November 26th. To register your family for the holiday programs, you must be a client of the […]

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Arts & Ideas

By on October 24, 2019 in Events
Arts & Ideas

Join the Alzheimer’s Family Support Center for a different creative offering every first Monday of the month, for people with cognitive loss and their caregivers. Programs are free and open to the community. First Monday of Every month, 10:30am – Noon at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road, Cotuit. Monday, November 4th: […]

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Webinar and Discussion on Recognizing and Managing Teen Anxiety, October 21st

By on October 16, 2019 in Events
Webinar and Discussion on Recognizing and Managing Teen Anxiety, October 21st

Webinar on teen anxiety to be held on Monday, October 21st from 6:30-8pm at the Falmouth High School Library, 874 Gifford Street, Falmouth. Learn how to recognize signs of an anxiety disorder; practice youth-friendly anxiety management skills; encourage teens to be a part of choosing treatment options. This webinar is for parents, guardians, youth workers, […]

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VNA Hospice Bereavement Group

By on October 16, 2019 in Reoccurring Events

Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod’s bereavement support groups provide a positive, nurturing, confidential setting to learn ways to manage and cope with loss. Groups are facilitated by experienced bereavement professionals and are FREE of Charge. Open Bereavement Support Groups: These groups are open to anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. […]

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Vaping Toolkit: Let’s clear the air about vaping.

By on October 3, 2019 in Articles
Vaping Toolkit: Let’s clear the air about vaping.

Learn what vaping is and important facts to help you know how to keep youth healthy. Parents, caregivers, and youth-serving organizations play a vital role in delaying and preventing youth using e-cigarettes and vapes. The resources provided in the Tool Kit offer education and ways to address the issue. The topic of youth vaping is […]

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Independence House Survivor Support Group in Falmouth

By on October 3, 2019 in Reoccurring Events
Independence House Survivor Support Group in Falmouth

Independence House, Inc., Cape Cod’s leading resource, counseling and advocacy center to address and prevent domestic and sexual violence is promoting safe and healthy relationships Survivor Support Group in Falmouth. This group provides a safe space for adult women who have been afffected by domestic or sexual violence at any age. The group combines creative […]

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How Can We Help Kids With Transitions?

By on October 3, 2019 in Articles
How Can We Help Kids With Transitions?

With the right support, children can learn to change gears without whining and tantrums by: Katherine Martinelli Many children struggle with transitions, which are common triggers for behaviors that range from annoying (whining, stalling) to upsetting (tantrums and meltdowns). There are many ways parents and teachers can help kids have an easier time with transitions […]

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October Weekly Local Programs and Groups

By on October 2, 2019 in Events
October Weekly Local Programs and Groups

Local weekly programs and groups.  To see a full listing visit www.capecoalition.com Mondays, 5-6 pm: “Anger Management Classes” at Gosnold Cape Cod, 200 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth.  Fulfills court’s requirements for anger management classes.  FEE: $40 per class, pay as you go. Information or registration: 508-540-6550. Mondays, 6:30-8:30 pm: “Parents Supporting Parents” at Mashpee Welcome […]

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Play & Learn in Falmouth & Mashpee

By on September 30, 2019 in Reoccurring Events
Play & Learn in Falmouth & Mashpee

The Coalition for Children provides interactive literacy-rich programs for you to conect with other families in our community. Fall Session Dates are September 16th – November 22nd (excluding holidays): Mondays: 10am Hola! Spanish for Kids at East Falmouth Library 10am & 11am Toddle Time at Mashpee Public Library 4PM Little Art Studion at Falmouth Admin […]

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